Drawing and Painting Barns

Here is a super easy lesson that I snagged from Painted Paper Flicker Page. If you have any desire to... View Article


Symmetrical Paper Cut Aliens!

This lesson is based on symmetry so as far as teaching kids cool subjects, this one is perfect. In my... View Article


How to Draw Overlapping Birds

Here is a lesson that I taught to my second graders a few years ago. It was a great “intro-to-drawing”... View Article


Paper Cut Flower Art Project

This is a favorite art lesson of mine for spring time.  I typically do this lesson with my third-grade students but... View Article


Third Grade Expressive Paintings Inspired by Fred Babb

Fred Babb is one of my favorite artists. His art is expressive, meaningful and above all, unique. It’s a perfect... View Article


Fun with Portraits Art Lesson Plans

The quintessential art lesson for elementary school: self-portraits! This 24-page lesson plan booklet includes six easy portrait ideas. Easy-to-follow steps, supply... View Article

Symmetrical Butterflies

This lesson is part math, part magic and all art! Students fold a piece of paper in half, draw on... View Article




Cool and Warm Modern Landscapes in Chalk

This is an easy lesson to do with any grade level. I introduced this to third graders who seem to... View Article


Eric Carle Inspired Barns and Farms

Eric Carle is one of my favorite illustrators. Over the years, I have used many of his books as inspirations... View Article